OWWAOverseas Workers Welfare Administration (Philippines)
OWWAOntario Water Works Association
OWWAOrganization of Women Writers of Africa (est. 1991)
OWWAOverseas Workers Welfare Agency (Philippines)
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As part of the anniversary celebrations, on Friday, the group is organising a thanksgiving dinner at the OWWA office which is currently supporting 82 destitute women and four children.
The psychological and physiological consequences of globalization have been a major part of the subject matter of the contemporary African writer," says Jayne Cortez, a poet and president of OWWA.
The said training is extended by OWWA as part of its reintegration services to encourage its member-OFWs, especially those who were faced with adversities during their stint overseas, to venture into livelihood and entrepreneurship for them eventually become self-sustaining individuals.
The labour department and OWWA will also offer Padasa livelihood kit and livelihood grant under the government's programme called Come Back Philippines, Return to Work Philippines, said Baldoz.
The amount must be paid by the applicant initially, but a refund will be given if the OWWA and Philhealth memberships remain valid at the time of application.
We are indeed grateful that after we have been organized months ago, our request to have this kind of informational training was finally realized with the help of OWWA, expressed TODA president Fernando Otaza in local dialect.
Baldoz said three of the victims - an engineer and two nurses - were active OWWA members and thus their families are entitled to benefits.
Lim said only active OWWA members may apply for this programme.
The funds were properly liquidated and used by OWWA for Filipino workers in Bahrain, Jordan, and Kuwait, based on reports of the Commission on Audit, the Ombudsman said.
The event is held for the benefit of the distressed Filipino workers in OWWA - the Philippine Overseas labour office.
Crisostomo also urged other OFW families and OWWA scholars who are present during the awarding ceremony to learn from the best practices of the MOFYA winners and make them as inspiration for a better future.
As overseas Filipinos, we will start analyzing and recommend proper action on the Commission on Audit (COA) Audited Financial Statements of OWWA and the POEA," he added.